DAILY (Closed Wednesdays): Matisse Picasso (Philippe Kohly, 2002) 2 p.m. An hour-long exposition of The Body as Matrix: Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle 4 p.m.; also Thurs 7 p.m. In the Phyllis Wattis theater, Drawing Restraint 9 (Barney, 2005). Come dressed as your favorite blob of Vaseline! Free 2 p.m.; also Thurs 6:15 p.m.
THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: Photographer Shomei Tomatsu is profiled in Nagasaki From a 45-Degree Angle (Nami Jodai, Japan, 2002) 11 a.m.
221 University (at Emerson), Palo Alto, (650) 324-3700, www.stanfordtheatre.org. $6. This handsomely restored neighborhood palace usually (but not always) screens pre-1960 Hollywood fare in the best available prints, with excellent projection.
2961 16th St. (at Mission), 863-7576, www.victoriatheatre.org.. This venerable old house frequently rents itself out for special screenings. $9.
SATURDAY (Aug. 12): The SF Shorts Festival plays here today. See www.sfshorts.com and "Night & Day" page TK for more. Program 3noonProgram 42:15 p.m.Program 14:30 p.m.Program 26:45 p.m.Documentary Program9 p.m.Comedy Program11 p.m.